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In this Interview Sr. Claire Whalen describes her early spirit of independence in Cincinnati OH, leading her toward an affinity for women leadership, and eventually her vocation at Oldenburg. She describes her role as an educator in various stages, from elementary school teacher to teacher educator, as well as degrees awarded at Marian College, Butler University, and University of Cincinnati. Additionally, she details her stewardship of the Sisters' organic farm, as well as her willingness to fight for a sustainable future in alleviating climate change.

Date

9-13-2015

Interviewee

Sr. Claire Whalen

Interviewer

Mary Ellen Lennon

Format

mp3 audio

Duration

1:00:02

Location

Oldenburg, Indiana

Keywords

Cincinnati, Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, women religious, religious community, Marian College, sustainability, climate change

Disciplines

Catholic Studies | Oral History | United States History | Women's History

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Copyright 2017 Marian University (Indianapolis, Indiana). Users of this material are kindly requested to appropriate credit to Marian University in compliance with copyright and intellectual property law. Under Title 17, U.S. Code, this material may be protected by United States Copyright Law governing the reproduction, distribution, display or other uses of protected works.

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